Claire Shimshock

Claire Shimshock

Graduate Student
Entry Year: 2020 - 2021
Faculty Mentor(s): Bonnie Le

495  Meliora Hall
Fax: (585) 273-1100

Selected Publications

  • Shimshock, C. J. & Le, B. M. (2022). Having the will, finding the ways, and wishes for the future: A model of relational hope and well-being. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, e12697.
  • Le, B. M., Chopik, W. J., Shimshock, C. J., & Chee, P. X. (2022). When the truth helps and when it hurts: How honesty shapes well-being. Current Opinion in Psychology, 46, 101397.


  • Lab Instructor, Data Analysis II: General Linear Applications, Spring 2023 & 2024, University of Rochester
  • Co-Instructor, Relationship Processes & Emotions, Fall 2023, University of Rochester
  • Co-Instructor, Psychology of Well-Being, Fall 2021, University of Rochester
  • Teaching Assistant, Psychology of Well-Being, Fall 2020 & 2022, University of Rochester
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Introduction to Psychology, Spring 2020, University of Michigan


  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology Graduate Travel Award, 2023
  • Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Donald M. and Janet C. Barnard Fellowship, 2023
  • Summer Institute for Social and Personality Psychology (SISPP) Attendee, 2023
  • APS Student Grant, 2022
  • Psi Chi Graduate Research Grant, 2022
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology Graduate Student Poster Award Runner-Up, 2022
  • University of Michigan Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant, 2019

Additional Information

  • 2020: MS in Psychology (Clinical Science), University of Michigan
  • 2019: BA in Psychology with Highest Distinction, University of Michigan